Conversation- Mrinalini Sarabhai

In classical Indian dance, Mrinalini Sarabhai is internationally recognized as a dancer and choreographer whose reputation for innovation is unmatched. She began her training at an early age in forms of Bharata Natyam. She trained in Java and the United States, studying acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Sarabhai founded Darpana, an academy of dance, drama and music, in Ahmedabad in 1948. She … Continue reading Conversation- Mrinalini Sarabhai

Dance of Eternity- Mrinalini Sarabhai

As I listened to many voices and share with them the grave concern about the future of humankind, I feel we all have become prisoners of our own creations, especially our technologies. I am perhaps somewhat of an outsider in this respect, as one who rejected the formality of education as taught in our westernized colleges and instead searched deeply for my own roots, my … Continue reading Dance of Eternity- Mrinalini Sarabhai

Mrinalini Sarabhai leaves for her eternal dance

“My mother Mrinalini Sarabhai has just left for her eternal dance” – Mallika Sarabhai Ahmedabad, Jan 21 Legendary danseuse and Padma Bhushan awardee Mrinalini Sarabhai, 97, passed away this morning in hospital due to old age related complications. Mrinalini (born 11 May 1918 – Died 21 January 2016 ) was a celebrated Indian classical dancer, choreographer and instructor. She is the founder director of the Darpana Academy … Continue reading Mrinalini Sarabhai leaves for her eternal dance